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From the Dean: Addressing mental health needs

Categories: From the Dean

As I am sure you are aware, there is a burgeoning awareness of the importance of finding ways to better address the mental and behavioral health issues that are impacting too many of our friends, colleagues, neighbors, and others. Susan and I sadly have had personal experience with this, as the families of six of […]

Naloxone training at SMHS on Nov. 30

Categories: Education, Events

UND College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines students, in coordination with UND Student Health Services and the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences, is offering Naloxone training at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) in November. Participants will be trained on the administration of nasal naloxone and given information on emergency-use […]

Amber Dew to give Psychiatry Grand Rounds on medical substance misuse Nov. 16

Categories: Education

For the next Psychiatry Grand Rounds on Wednesday, Nov. 16, Amber Dew, LAC, LMSW, LADC, will present “Bridging the Gap: Making the Connection from Medical Care to Substance Use Management and Treatment” from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. Dew is a licensed alcohol and drug counselor at Anchorage Recovery Treatment Center, Moorhead, Minn. This broadcast will […]

Indigenous Trauma and Resilience Research Center to hold first annual symposium April 22

Categories: Events, Research

The Indigenous Trauma & Resilience Research Center (ITRRC) will hold its first annual symposium on April 22, 2022, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CST). American Indians in North Dakota and throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, much of which is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, […]

Recognizing sentinel injuries and basic work-up for child physical abuse

Categories: Education

Jada Ingalls, D.O., Sanford Children’s Child Abuse Referral and Evaluation (CARE) Specialist, will present a talk entitled “Recognizing sentinel injuries and the basic work-up for child physical abuse” via Zoom ( from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021. All are welcome to attend. The objectives of the talk are to: Identify sentinel […]

Jinal Desai presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on childhood maltreatment and depression Dec. 2

Categories: Education

Jinal Desai, M.D., will present “Childhood Maltreatment and its Association with Adult Depression” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. This presentation will be broadcast via Zoom and video conferencing. Dr. Desai is a second year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program. UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor and Vice President […]